carcinoma

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carcinoma:

see neoplasmneoplasm
or tumor,
tissue composed of cells that grow in an abnormal way. Normal tissue is growth-limited, i.e., cell reproduction is equal to cell death. Feedback controls limit cell division after a certain number of cells have developed, allowing for tissue repair
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carcinoma

[‚kärs·ən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A malignant epithelial tumor.

carcinoma

Pathol
1. any malignant tumour derived from epithelial tissue
2. another name for cancer
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Mann Whitney U-test was used to compare BF, BV, and PS values between thymoma, thymic hyperplasia, lymphoma, and all malignant tumors (including lymphoma, thymic carcinoma, and invasive lung cancer).
In our case, it was a manifestation of a paraneoplastic syndrome caused by thymic carcinoma. Although rare, thymic carcinomas can cause distant manifestations and are discovered when nonspecific symptoms start to emerge.
Muller et al., "Thymic epithelial tumors: comparison of CT and MR imaging findings of low risk thymomas, high-risk thymomas, and thymic carcinomas," European Journal of Radiology, vol.
Shibusa et al., "Parathyroid-hormonerelated-protein-producing thymic carcinoma presenting as a giant extrathoracic mass," Respiration, vol.
Among them, thymic carcinoma is an aggressive epithelial tumor of thymic origin which is associated with a high degree of histological anaplasia, obvious cell atypia, high proliferative activity, and tendency for extensive metastasis (intra/extrathoracic) as compared to thymoma [16,17].
On histopathology it was found that 11 were in benign lesion and 2 were in malignant lesion, that is, mediastinal extension of papillary carcinoma of thyroid and thymic carcinoma. Calcification in malignant lesion was not common.
Thymic carcinoma is a rare primary tumor which is able to invade the local tissue aggressively and produce distant metastasis [1].
The patient underwent mediastinoscopy with biopsy, the pathologic result of which was reported to be thymic carcinoma (figure 4).
* FDG PET/CT may be considered for staging of thymic carcinoma. [1]
The characteristics, prognostic factors and survival of all patients with histologically proven thymoma or thymic carcinoma (treated and followed-up between January 1987 and December 2008) were analyzed.
John Wayne King, renowned as a linguist who researched Tombonuo/Sungai and other Paitanic languages of Sabah, passed away on 20 September 2014 at Ochsner Medical Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA, after a hard battle with thymic carcinoma.
The book is divided into thirteen sections: I and II cover inherited and acquired red cell disorders; III inherited white cell and platelet disorders; IV infectious disorders, V hemostatic disorders; VI bone marrow failure syndromes; VII reactive lymphadenopathies; VIII reactive histiocyticlymphoproliferative disorders; XI myeloid neoplasms; XII histiocytoic and dendritic cell neoplasms; and XIII is thymoma and thymic carcinoma.Hematopathology is an invaluable resource for hematopathologists, general pathologists, and students.